Forecasters Can Predict Storm Paths But Not The Intensity

Officials with the Hurricane Center accurately predict that Irene would hit North Carolina, and then stir up the coast into New York.

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Half Billion Trees Lost By Storm In The Amazon

There are between 441 million to 663 million trees were killed by storm that swept the region in January 2005, based on a satellite data, on site observation and computer models calculation at Tulane University by researchers.

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